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Message 1183974 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012, 6:42:25 UTC
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Well it looks like we have a good start to the New Year, stand by......
The best so far here.


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Message 1187342 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 4:00:04 UTC

This NASA footage shows some amazing aurora from space

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Message 1187379 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 8:35:23 UTC - in response to Message 1187342.

Thank you, I have had the joy of flying in the aurora when I was stationed in the high arctic in the north of Elsmere Island but what I would give to fly over them.
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Message 1187490 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 19:20:46 UTC
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I dont have words to describe the beauty of that footage. Its amazing our little planet. Thanks for share with us
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Message 1187504 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 20:49:45 UTC

IF you have clear skies in Europe
you are having aurora right now!
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Message 1187554 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 23:51:44 UTC - in response to Message 1187342.

This NASA footage shows some amazing aurora from space


Wow :)
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Message 1187567 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 1:36:58 UTC

The sun went down, the clouds were still in the sky, and I am getting images with just 20 second exposures.
Pic to follow!
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Message 1187579 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 2:49:53 UTC
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Well here we go:
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http://www.tootpix.ca/pix.htm




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Message 1187621 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 7:51:08 UTC

OOOooooo




Ahhhhhh





WooooW
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Message 1187684 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 15:55:13 UTC

Aunty Beeb has posted a few pictures of last night's Aurora over the UK.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16685364


Needless to say, we were "under clag" here and saw nothing of it, but if there's a repeat tonight it looks as if it will be clear, so...
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Message 1187762 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 19:44:07 UTC
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It looks like we are in for another hit to-night.
http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov/downloads/20120123_052000_anim.tim-den.gif
We will get a peak in activity just in time for late summer. I can only pray for the kind of weather we had last summer. We had lots of warm cloudless nights. Then just to make my year, Long Sufferin’ Marie saw to it that I was able to get a camera that makes it easy for me to get great images. Now all I need to do is learn to use it.
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Message 1187825 - Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 22:41:08 UTC - in response to Message 1187621.

OOOooooo




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WooooW

^^What at rob said^^ :)
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Message 1187872 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 1:16:03 UTC

Lovely clear skies here, but we may be too far south to see the aurora. I looked north but cannot see 'out!
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Message 1187902 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 3:41:26 UTC - in response to Message 1187872.

I looked north but cannot see 'out!
Get ready, it is starting up now.

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Message 1187910 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 4:17:27 UTC

Here it comes.

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Message 1188032 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 17:44:38 UTC

Here's something for ya Celt...

Biggest solar flare since 2005 is happening right now


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Message 1188128 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 23:50:54 UTC - in response to Message 1188032.

This is big right now; all I need is a clear sky so I can get some great pix.

This is what Europe is getting right now, I think even better than last night.
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Message 1188154 - Posted: 25 Jan 2012, 1:42:47 UTC - in response to Message 1188128.

This is big right now; all I need is a clear sky so I can get some great pix.

This is what Europe is getting right now, I think even better than last night.

All this from a flare that erupted on the sun that's coming here at about 4 Million Mph...
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Message 1188170 - Posted: 25 Jan 2012, 3:18:21 UTC

Heavy cloud and raining in cumbria :(
Try again another day.

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